FTC: Corporate Boards Have Important Role In Data Security

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“Contrary to popular belief, data security begins with the Board of Directors, not the IT Department. A corporate board that prioritizes data security can set the tone throughout an organization by instilling a culture of security, establishing strong security expectations, and breaking down internal silos to facilitate technical and strategic collaboration.” – says the  Federal Trade Commission. in a new blog post.

  • Build a team of stakeholders from across your organization
  • Establish board-level oversight
  • Hold regular security briefings

A strong data security program should never be reduced to a “check the box” approach geared toward meeting compliance obligations and requirements.

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